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realplayer -- arbitrary file deletion and other vulnerabilities


An NGSSoftware Insight Security Research Advisory reports:

Two vulnerabilities have been discovered in RealPlayer which may potentially be leveraged to allow remote code execution, or may used in combination with the Real Metadata Package File Deletion vulnerability to reliably delete files from a users system.



portaudit: realplayer -- arbitrary file deletion and other vulnerabilities

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Oliver Eikemeier <>